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Critically analyse the continuing pandemic impact on rising food insecurity in India.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

2. Critically analyse the continuing pandemic impact on rising food insecurity in India. (250 words)

Reference:  The Hindu

Why the question:

The article explains how the inability of those already on the brink of subsistence to absorb a second economic shock cannot be overlooked.

Key Demand of the question:

Critically analyse the continuing pandemic impact on rising food insecurity in India.

Directive:

Critically analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgment.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start with brief background of the question.

Body:

Discuss the inter relation of pandemic and rising food insecurity in India.

The loss in nutrition may have come as a consequence of people losing their jobs and/or being pushed into lower income brackets over time due to the nature and handling of the pandemic.

Account for underlying reasons.

Suggest what needs to be done to address these concerns.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way ahead.